access charge

access charge

The charge imposed by a communications service or telephone company for the use of its network.
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From the 1st of July, charges for service numbers will be made up of an access charge going to the phone company, plus a service charge set by the company or organisation being called.
SM] line to a Mobile Share Value plan, customers can save up to $25 per month on that smartphone line's access charge.
First, for both copper and fibre to the home (FTTH) the access charge can be based on the traditional modified Greenfield (= scorched node) approach to long-run incremental costs (LRIC) of the access service, which contain the fixed and variable costs incurred by the incumbent for the FTTH access product.
The access charge bollard was first put out of action when contractors severed one of its underground sensor cables while working on a gas main in the area.
Thus, access charge regulations that inflate the price of long-distance service cause consumers to consume less long-distance service, generating significant reductions in consumer welfare.
Following are examples of savings Wyoming customers will receive based on the access charge reduction:
With more than 2900 connection numbers nationwide, there is rarely a connection fee or access charge.
4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association for Local Telecommunications Services (ALTS) said today that the proposed industry compromise on access charge reform would have no detrimental effect on competitive local exchange carriers (CLECs).
We're very pleased to pass on to our business customers in Michigan these reductions, which are the result of access charge reductions ordered of Ameritech and GTE by the Michigan Public Service Commission," said Ray O'Connell, AT&T public relations vice president.
With more than 2200 connection numbers nationwide, there is rarely a connection fee or access charge.
The interstate access charge has already been reduced from about 6 cents per minute over the past five to six years.
India's Department of Telecommunications has withdrawn a controversial access charge on internet service providers, which should make the cost of internet access substantially cheaper for consumers.